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£18,340raised of £75,000 target by 74 supporters

Weʼre raising £75,000 to build a new community hall to serve 8th Chelmsford Scouts, the Melbourne project which runs activities for all ages and other local groups.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

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Looking to the future....

We have already secured two thirds of the funds needed for this new facility from private benefactors and no state support but we are also applying for other donations and grants to make up the balance which will be required to fulfill our goal.

The Hall is no longer fit for purpose and lacks proper insulation and ventilation. Its fabric is worn and it does not have disabled toilets or wheelchair access.

We have considered both repair and rebuild and a decision was made to go ahead with the latter for a variety of economic and practical reasons. By committing to a rebuild, we will have a modern building that will also provide safety, comfort and support to the local community and local activities.

This will be home for 8th Chelmsford Scout group, the many sessions run by the Sisters who lead the Melbourne project including Toddlers, Homework club, Cookery, a Group for older people and also summer fun week. The Rainbow twirlers, Crystal twirlers and the pottery club will also have use of the new hall. Where appropriate we hope to utilise as much of the space and time available for other local clubs and meetings.

We hope the community hall will become a focal point of the area that will bring people together for social as well as educational opportunities in what is one of the most deprived areas of Chelmsford.

We will however fall short in our funding but we are hoping that we can make up that balance through the generosity of many people making smaller or larger donations.

The appeal to raise the funds to build this new facility is named 'Looking to the Future' which is exactly what we are all doing and we hope that this new building will serve our local community for many decades to come.

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    • Anonymous


      Jul 15, 2018

      We had a collection at church, but we wanted you to be able to get the advantage of Gift Aid so chose to do it this way.

    • Anonymous


      May 25, 2018

      Good luck and donation for Tim Redwood. Many thanks for your help.

    • Anonymous


      May 25, 2018

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      May 24, 2018

    • Ahmet Mustafa - Franchisee McDonald's Chelmsford

      Ahmet Mustafa - Franchisee McDonald's Chelmsford

      Mar 5, 2018

      On Behalf of my staff at McDonald's and Myself we are happy to donate and support this outstanding project. This will be a great asset for our local community in Chelmsford.


    • David Baker

      David Baker

      Mar 3, 2018

      Good luck to you - a splendid idea & I was Sea scout in my youth and it made a significant difference for me


    • crss melbourne

      crss melbourne

      Feb 9, 2018

      from the nuns' sewing group


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